EC Trnavka 2017

And so after all these years of working as a reporter I finally found myself at the EC Trnavka. From the first information I got about this competition to the input from persons familiar with the course, I never doubted it was one of the most demanding EC competitions.

The . . . → continue reading . . . EC Trnavka 2017

WC/EC Branka Stulic Memorial event – 2017, Banja Luka

R6 World Cup and Euro Cup Branka Stulic Memorial event in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was held from the 10 – 11 June on the river Vrbas which is a well known and beloved place for all of us. The organiser was Rafting Center Kanjon. Six countries, 11 . . . → continue reading . . . WC/EC Branka Stulic Memorial event – 2017, Banja Luka

Are you carrying the correct emergency equipment?

by Mark Hirst:

As we now find ourselves at the beginning of a Northern hemisphere season, a quick glance at various social media outlets are awash with various stories of epic high water runs and carnage.

Most of us will have been surrounded by snow all winter and are counting down the . . . → continue reading . . . Are you carrying the correct emergency equipment?

Big thank you to David and Georgia

One more Euro Rafting Champ competition is behind us, Georgia has become part of our history now and it’s time for us to gather impressions, mention some important details and say thank you to everyone who helped to organise it.

From the 22 to 28 May in Borjomi, on the River Mtkvari, 44 . . . → continue reading . . . Big thank you to David and Georgia

Tully wins bid to host 2019 IRF World Rafting Championships

Credit – Raging Thunder Adventures

The International Rafting Federation is proud to announce that Australia has been selected to host the 2019 World Rafting Championships.

The Championship will take place on the beautiful and challenging Tully River located in North Queensland within the Tully Gorge National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage . . . → continue reading . . . Tully wins bid to host 2019 IRF World Rafting Championships

The new Euro Rafting Champions are declared!

The Downriver race is awarded the most points because it is a test of endurance, speed and the team’ s ability to read white water and pick the best line down the river. A top position can propel you into a much higher Overall position and hopefully even onto the Overall podium. But, in . . . → continue reading . . . The new Euro Rafting Champions are declared!

A highlights video of ERC 2017

Here is a highlights video covering the Sprint, H2H and some of the Slalom

Slalom day at the Euro Rafting Champs, Georgia

The Mtkvari River in the Borjomi Valley in Georgia is a large volume, fast flowing river. There are few obstacles at this water level and so the challenge is more dealing with the rapid current than negotiating a technical river. Although the slalom gates were often quite far apart they still presented a challenge . . . → continue reading . . . Slalom day at the Euro Rafting Champs, Georgia

Golden day for Russia in Open and Masters

The sunshine highlighted the beauty of the area where the Mtkvari races were being held. The day would see the European Open and Masters teams pitted against each other. First would be the Sprint which is a hard dash over a short distance. Based on those times the teams would race each other in . . . → continue reading . . . Golden day for Russia in Open and Masters

Euro Rafting Champs 2017 gets under way in Georgia

Live Streaming of ERC 2017 here!

The Under U19 and U23 rafters opened the first competing day of the European Rafting Championship today.  Sprint and H2H races in rainy and cold weather could not dampen the excitement, fun of winning and results. Both race disciplines saw Turkey and Russia dominating . . . → continue reading . . . Euro Rafting Champs 2017 gets under way in Georgia